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A ploy to distinguish an attractive but struggling luxury sedan?

There's been plenty of uncertainty surrounding the future of the Lincoln Continental, revived only 18 months ago but struggling to move units as sedans submit subduction-style to the boom in crossovers. We recently shared a report that the Continental won't live to see another generation after selling just 18,846 units.

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Slow-selling sedan launched just as crossovers began to rule the Earth

After only 18 months on sale, the vultures of rumor have begun circling above the Lincoln Continental. Ford Authority says "sources intricately familiar with Ford Motor Company's future product plans" for the domestic luxury brand say the Continental won't get another chance at life after this generation. Those sources didn't detail Ford's reasons for dispatching the executioner on another sad task, but if this is true, even the reasons we can only guess make enough sense to justify the move.

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Aviator, Cosmopolitan, Zephyr and Blackwood are among past names

With the return of Continental and the emergence of the all-new 2018 Navigator as the defacto Lincoln flagship, it doesn't take a cryptographer to read the writing on the wall: Lincoln is re-embracing proper model names. During the 2018 Lincoln Navigator first drive press launch, Lincoln group vice president (and now also Ford's chief marketing officer) Kumar Galhotra confirmed that the switch to Continental from what had been the MKS in Lincoln's lineup has indeed been a positive one as increa

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Ford's unsold inventory stretches up to 162 days on the Continental

The shutdowns will affect 15,000 people.

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Lincoln owners can hire a personal driver.

Recalls

The problem is not related to the other Takata fiasco.

Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX and Continental models are being recalled.

ETC

Once glorious, with Cartier clock and butter-colored interior, but now fallen on hard times.

Here's a worn-out example in a Northern California self-service junkyard.

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It's more than just free coffee and bagels.

The Lincoln Way, a new customer car program, seeks to set the brand apart from other automakers by offering a suite of customer-care oriented services.

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Base model starts at $45,485, 400-hp Black Label priced at $69,105.

Lincoln has priced the new Continental aggressively, targeting the Audi A6 and offering consumers four trims, three power levels, and the option of AWD.

Autoblog Minute

Weekly Recap For 4.8.16

Longtime GM design chief Ed Welburn retires, Lincoln says it has high customer interest in Continental, and could Tesla build the Model 3 in France? Senior Editor Greg Migliore reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.

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Lincoln has a list of about 40,000 people who have expressed interest in the brand's upcoming Continental sedan.

Opinion

In Which Our Editors Debate Lincoln's Most Important Model In Years

Over email, our editors discuss the hugely important 2017 Lincoln Continental. Read our whole debate, here.

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These artist renderings that depict a Lincoln Continental sans a pair of doors present a captivating notion.

Detroit

We Respond To The 2017 Lincoln Continental Unveiling

Watch Autoblog'€™s response to the Lincoln press conference at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The automaker unveiled its new 2017 Lincoln Continental flagship sedan, and our hosts and editors bring you their uncut reaction.

Detroit

Lincoln took the wraps off the new Continental in production guise at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, and with opened a new chapter for the American luxury marque. Or at least that's what Ford is hoping.

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Lincoln's not divulging everything about the production 2017 Continental, but we know it's got a 3.6-liter twin-turbo V6 with up to 400 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque.

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We've got a super-low-res photo that clearly shows the production 2017 Lincoln Continental. Check it out ahead of the car's Detroit Auto Show debut.